WHICH WAY TO GO? 11 –TRUSTED ARCHITECTURE –FAST, REGARDLESS OF FILE SIZE –BEST-IN-CLASS DATA MANAGEMENT FEATURES –LOWER COST INFRASTRUCTURE –NO SPECIAL TRAINING REQUIRED –COMPARABLE PERFORMANCE TO FIBRE CHANNEL FOR MANY APPLICATIONS DELL|EMC CX/AX DELL EQUALLOGIC / POWERVAULT
DELL|EMC COMBO ARRAYS BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Multi-Protocol Architecture Integrated FC & iSCSI connectivity Array-based applications function across FC or iSCSI Remote replication across FC or iSCSI Consolidate multiple application tiers Solving Real Problems PROBLEM Needed consolidation plan for Exchange, Vmware and file sharing SOLUTION (CX3-20c) FC for high performance email & virtualization iSCSI for cost effective, versatile connections to file sharing RESULT Customer can now easily deploy future applications, like streaming video and blogs Greatly improved disaster recovery
EMERGENCE OF iSCSI Why the Growth? –Leverages IT’s ubiquitous IP Networking Knowledge –Superior capabilities for virtualization –10GbE iSCSI is fastest growing segment of industry *Gartner 2007 Forecast iSCSI: 40% CAGR FC: 4% CAGR
iSCSI AND VIRTUALIZATION 69% Yes 31% No 69% of iSCSI early adopters are currently using server virtualization software in a production environment Dell/EMC CX3-20 and VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3: Optimizing Virtual Data Centers with iSCSI Storage -ESG 2007 WHY? Limited hypervisor configuration required Minimal network management required Direct relationship between VMs and storage
MD SeriesAX SeriesPS SeriesCX Series Entry Level iSCSI Storage Consolidation Entry Level Fibre Channel or iSCSI Storage Consolidation Enterprise iSCSI Consolidation Solution Ideal for Virtualization Enterprise Level Storage Supporting BOTH iSCSI and Fibre Channel DELL SAN PORTFOLIO DESIGNED TO MEET YOUR NEEDS 15
SIMPLIFY YOUR STORAGE WITH DELL EQUALLOGIC 16 Operations / Management $$ Learning Curve Performance / Capacity 2 TB — 16+ TB … Operations / Management $$ STORAGE CAPACITY Learning Curve Performance / Capacity 2TB – 16TB… Operations / Management $$$ Performance / Capacity Learning Curve Storage Capacity Cost of operations and management decrease as capacity increases Fastest and most scalable iSCSI product Highest Exchange performance midrange SAN All-inclusive price with no hidden costs TM Changing the way people experience storage!
18 DELL CONFIDENTIAL Dell is the fastest growing storage vendor in the world! Dell is the iSCSI market leader Dell is in the leaders quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Dell owns the product named iSCSI SAN of the Year!